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Master of Computer Science

Edith Cowan University

24 months
37150 AUD/year
26050 AUD/year
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This Master of Computer Science  offered at Edith Cowan University by coursework degree is designed to meet the demand for computing experts in an ever evolving digital industry landscape. 


Studying this Master of Computer Science  offered at Edith Cowan University, students will be exposed to contemporary computer science techniques and technologies with a strong focus on practical application of computing and theory, process and principles. 

It is also relevant to those seeking to enter the IT profession who have no previous experience in the computing discipline. 

The curriculum and capstone components of the course are heavily influenced by industry and offer students the opportunity to apply their expertise in authentic and real-world situations.

Course Learning Outcomes 

  • Apply advanced cognitive and technical skills to analyse complex concepts and scenarios within authentic computer science/ICT tasks and assessments.
  • Apply communication and/or collaboration skills in the design of sophisticated solutions to computer science/ICT focused tasks and assessments.
  • Reflect critically on a complex body of computer science/ICT knowledge, research principles and methods to demonstrate mastery of professional practice.
  • Use high level self-management skills to initiate, plan and execute a substantial computer science/ICT focused project.

Employment opportunities

Graduates of the program will be qualified to work as computing professionals including roles as developers, software engineers, systems analysts and digital architects in a wide range of areas, from programming and system development, through to project management and systems architectures.

Possible future job titles

Programmer, Systems Analyst, Systems Architect, Software Tester, Web Developer


Accredited by: Australian Computer Society (ACS)

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Networking Technologies 
  • Systems Analysis and Database Design 
  • Programming Principles 
  • Cyber Security 
  • Scripting Languages 
  • Artificial Intelligence  

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We recommend you apply as soon as you can. It's best to receive an offer as early as possible so you can prepare for orientation and semester start.


240 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 065186C 

  • The following course-specific admission requirements are mandatory and must be satisfied by all applicants. These requirements are in addition to or supersede the minimum requirements outlined within the Academic admission requirements band section below.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37150 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37150 AUD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    26050 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26050 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Joondalup

1400 - 2500 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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